A number of different procedures are offered for the diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as:
- Lichen sclerosis
A partial hymenectomy may be recommended in certain cases of chronic vulval pain (vulvodynia) or vulvar vestibulitis- redness and inflammation near the opening of the vagina.
In a partial hymenectomy, conscious sedation is combined with local anesthesia, then the over-sensitive areas of hymenal skin are identified and surgically excised. Small absorbable sutures are placed as needed.